Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series: Rare Ancient Books


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Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series: Rare Ancient Books

北京文物精粹大系: 古籍善本卷

Author: Bianweihui

Order No. 3163

ISBN-13: 9787200043242

ISBN-10: 7200043249

Binding: Hardcover in Slipcase

Publisher: Beijing Publishing House

Pub Year: 2002

Pages: 291

Language: Chinese-English

Size: 8.5 x 11.5

Price: $79.95

With 286 color illustrations, this volume illustrates over 200 rare ancient books from museums and libraries in Beijing. Rarely displayed books on famous poems, illustrated novels, and calligraphic rubbings can be seen in this beautifully illustrated volume.

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Series Introduction:

The abundant and valuable cultural relics of Beijing are an important component of China’s cultural heritage, but for many years, these treasures can be seen only in museums or at some exhibitions. The publication of “Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series” makes it possible for the general readership to have a glimpse of these valuable treasures.

The series includes thousands of masterpieces selected from the collections of Beijing antiquarian units and museums and shows them in 16 volumes: Stone Carvings, Stone Inscriptions, Pottery and Porcelain (2 volumes), Jades, Bronzes, Ancient Bells, Buddhist Images, Gold and Silver Wares, Calligraphy, Paintings, Rare Ancient Books, Textiles and Embroidery, Furniture, and Works of Decorative Arts (2 volumes).

All Titles in Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series

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Weight 1 lbs